Science in Action

Science in Action

New developments in science and science news from around the world, weekly from BBC World Service.

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Recent episodes (4)

  • 25 year of Hubble

    Thu, 16 Apr 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    28 days remaining

    25 years of Hubble; Asteroid impact; Ultra-haptics; Robot Chefs; Madagascan Rosewood

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  • Why computers forget

    Thu, 9 Apr 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    21 days remaining

    Why computers forget ‘catastrophically’; Using hypnosis in medicine; Acid oceans and the biggest mass extinction; Why Caribbean beaches are covered in Sargassum seaweed.

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  • Drones for conservation

    Thu, 2 Apr 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    14 days remaining

    Drones are being used to track rhino poachers in South Africa; Exploring the use of drones for conservation; What happened when ants were sent to the International Space Station?

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  • Antarctic ice shelves melting; Threats to coral reefs

    Thu, 26 Mar 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    7 days remaining

    Eighteen years of satellite data reveal the big jump in ice loss from the floating shelves around Antarctica; The Catlin Seaview Survey is adding to our understanding of the state of coral reefs globally

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